Amy Warr came to Alexander Dubose Jefferson & Townsend after serving five years as an Assistant Solicitor General for the State of Texas. While at the Solicitor General's office, Amy handled many prominent appeals, including the challenge to the Ten Commandments monument on the Texas Capitol grounds in the United States Supreme Court and the 2005 School Finance case in the Supreme Court of Texas. At ADJT, Amy continues a high-level Texas and federal appellate practice. In 2008 she successfully represented 30 FDLS mothers before the Texas Supreme Court, winning the return of their children. Amy has been listed Texas Super Lawyers since 2008 and appeared on its Top 50 Central/West Texas list in 2014. She has been listed in Best Lawyers in America since 2013. She is board-certified in civil appellate law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization. Amy received her undergraduate degree from Brown University and graduated from the University of Texas School of Law, with honors, in 1995. She clerked for Justice Craig Enoch of the Supreme Court of Texas. Amy maintains an active pro bono docket and chairs the Austin Court of Appeals pro bono program. She won the Pro Bono Award for 2015 from the Travis County Women Lawyers Association.
Neeley v. West Orange-Cove Cons. Indep. Sch. Dist. —
2005 Texas school finance appeal to Texas Supreme Court.
Van Orden v. Perry — 2005 appeal to U.S. Supreme Court defending Ten Commandments monument on Texas Capitol grounds.
In re Steed — Mandamus to Texas Court of Appeals and Texas a Supreme Court obtaining the return of hundreds of children to their mothers in FLDS case---largest child protection case in U.S. History
Texas Rice Land Partners Ltd. v. Denbury Green--Texas — Unanimous victory in the Texas Supreme Court in groundbreaking property-rights case involving pipeline easement.
Nabors Well Services v. Romero — Unanimous victory in Texas Supreme Court in groundbreaking tort case, convincing court to reverse 40-year-old precedent that mandated exclusion of seat-belt use in auto-accident suits.